Photo Courtesy of Emerald Coast Growers

Miscanthus x giganteus Alligator (Banded Giant Chinese Silver Grass)

An abundance of pink plumes that mature to fluffy silver hues grow among tall arching green blades with interesting yellow banding. The extreme height makes it the perfect grass to use as a living screen. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
HARDY to -20 °F (-28.9 °C)
7-8 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Attracts birds
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP20348